Truth Tellers: Broadcast Premier on Vermont Public
Vermont Public will host the broadcast premier of Truth Tellers February 16, 2023 at 8 p.m. Truth Tellers, a film chronicling the lives of courageous Americans fighting for racial and indigenous rights, is a story of Maine artist Robert Shetterly’s art and activism and a history lesson in what it means to be a citizen of a democracy.
Portland Press Herald review by Edgar Allen Beem:
“Shetterly chooses his subjects in terms of how the truths they tell speak to the values underlying American society, values we rarely live up to. His portraits feature civil rights leaders, peace activists, feminists, environmentalists, Native Americans, and whistleblowers. …The portraits are profiles in courage that celebrate the power of the individual in service of the common good. Truth Tellers like “Americans Who Tell the Truth,” is positive, upbeat, optimistic, and idealistic … both artist Shetterly and filmmaker Kane are hopeful that problems facing America and the world can be solved by speaking truth to power in a dialogue inspired by images.”
Contact Kane-Lewis Productions [email protected] or 207-632-4534 about other public showing or for purchase.